Kendrick Lamar Makes History Winning The Pulitzer Music Prize

Apr 16, 2018

California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album “DAMN.,”Lamar, 30, is the first rapper to win the prestigious award. The Pulitzer follows the five Grammy awards won by Lamar in January for the album.Previous Pulitzer music winners include jazz musicians Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman.Rap is now officially the biggest music genre in the United States after surpassing rock in 2017.